Hike to the Brienzer Rothorn



9.26 km long
difficulty: difficult
condition: difficult
Great panorama
Hiking Trail
  • 05:00 h
  • 1,757 m
  • 59 m
  • 576 m
  • 2,266 m
  • 1,690 m
  • 9.26 km
  • start: Brienz, Railway Station West
  • destination: Rothorn Kulm
Experience the mountain hike to the Brienzer Rothorn on varied trails.

Steep in parts, this route leads alongside the Milibach Falls up to Planalp, from where you can marvel at stunning views. The hike continues up across fields and meadows far above the treeline to the Brienzer Rothorn ridge.

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Best season

depending on the weather


Brienz - Milibach - Milibachfall - Mettli - Planalp - Mittl. Stafel - Ober Stafel - Brienzer Rothorn


Sturdy footwear

Additional information

Brienz Tourism
Hauptstrasse 143
3855 Brienz
Phone: +41 33 952 80 80
[email protected]

Interlaken Tourism
Marktgasse 1
3800 Interlaken
Phone: +41 33 826 53 00
[email protected]

Brienz Rothorn Railway: www.brb.ch

Berghaus Planalp: www.berghaus-planalp.ch


The return journey with the Brienz Rothorn Railway can be made from the Rothorn summit or the Planalp middle station (June-October).

Safety guidelines

Please note: steep section before Planalp.


Getting there
Hike to the Brienzer Rothorn
3855 Brienz